International Students Academic Merit Scholarship 2016 at East Tennessee State University (USA)
East Tennessee State University (ETSU), USA has invited applications for Academic Merit Scholarships 2016 for students pursuing their graduate or undergraduate degree program for 2016 sessions.
The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only.
No additional fees or costs are covered. The scholarship award can only be used for study at ETSU.
Eligibility Criteria for Academic Merit Scholarships
The international students academic merit scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree.
Students must first submit an application for admission before they can apply for the scholarship.
- Have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa.
- Have a demonstrated record of academic achievement.
Students who are NOT eligible:
- Students continuing from an ETSU bachelor’s degree program to a second ETSU bachelor’s degree program.
- Graduate students receiving a graduate assistantship or tuition scholarship.
- Students receiving any other ETSU tuition scholarship.
- Students applying for the M.D. and Pharm. D. programs.
How to Apply?
Applicants must apply for admission to ETSU before applying for the scholarship. Once an admissions application is submitted, the student may then apply for the scholarship. A student’s scholarship application will be reviewed once the student is admitted to the university.
Applicants can apply for scholarship here.
Recipients must maintain full-time status.
Undergraduate recipients must maintain a 2.75 grade point average in order to continue receiving the scholarship. Graduate recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
The scholarship only applies to in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees. Recipients will be required to pay other fees such as program fees, course fees, housing costs, and medical insurance costs.
Recipients continuing from a bachelor’s to a master’s degree program must reapply for the scholarship.
Important Dates for Scholarship Program
Fall semester deadline: no later than July 15th 2016
Spring semester deadline: no later than October 15th 2016
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